By plane

Visit Wild Thyme Eco Retreat Bulgaria

Our nearest airport is Varna (2 hours away).  There are 3 other major airports within accessible distance offering flights from most European countries. See below for a list of airports and transfer information.  

Flying to Wild Thyme from the UK or Ireland

  • Wizzair
    • London Luton to Varna
    • London Luton to Bourgas
    • London Luton to Sofia
    • London Luton to Bucharest Otopeni
  • Blueair
    • London Luton to Bucharest
    • Birmingham to Bucharest
    • Liverpool to Bucharest
    • Glasgow to Bucharest
    • Dublin to Bucharest
  • Easyjet
    • Gatwick to Sofia
    • Manchester to Sofia
    • London Stansted to Sofia
  • British Airways
    • Heathrow to Sofia
    • Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni
  • Ryanair
    • London Stansted to Plovdiv
    • London Stansted to Sofia
    • Dublin to Bucharest
  • Thomas Cook
    • Manchester to Bourgas
    • Gatwick to Bourgas
    • Birmingham to Bourgas
    • Glasgow to Bourgas
  • Aer Lingus
    • Dublin to Bourgas
  • Balkan Holidays
    • Airports throughout England, Scotland and N.Ireland to Bourgas
  • Thomson
    • Airports throughout England, Scotland and N.Ireland to Bourgas

 You can also look at Skyscanner to get information about connecting flights from all airports

Airports & Transfers to Wild Thyme

Varna Airport 

  • 2 hrs by bus, train, car
  • Approx 100 lev (50 euro) by taxi

Bourgas Airport  

  • 3 hrs drive, 3.5 hrs by bus/train
  •  Approx 150lev by taxi

Sofia Airport

  • 4 hours by car and 5 hours by bus or train

Plovdiv Airport

  • 4 hrs drive
  • It is difficult to get to with public transport, as it involves a change at Veliko Tarnovo. Ask us for more details.


  • Bucharest Henri Coanda/Otopeni Airport
  • 3 hrs by car.  It’s possible to hire a car from the airport.
  • 5 hrs by bus
  • It is possible to arrange a taxi to meet you at Bucharest airport.  It costs 170 lev to Palamartsa from Bucharest airport.  It costs 100 lev (approx 50 euro) to Ruse where you can hire a car or take the bus to Popovo.  It is cheaper to hire a car from Bulgaria and you won’t have to deal with the traffic of Bucharest.  There is also a good bus service directly from the airport to Ruse.